Robert Krulwich hosts the Washington Report live from Washington, D.C. Episode contains a recording of Jimmy Breslin addressing the National Women's Democratic Club about New York City's financial troubles; "Economics for the Dummy"; Catherine Ferguson speaking with Senator Frank Church, head of the Intelligence investigation; and Ted Clark speaking to the People's Bicentennial Commission. Broadcast on WBAI, July 3, 1975. Source: WBAI
Carlos Hagen produced this special tribute to French singer Edith Piaf, originally offered during the October minithon and enthusiastically received. A documentary on the art, style and life of Piaf, abundantly illustrated with some of the best examples of her art, including a number of rare recordings of her songs. The program dramatically traces the arc of Piaf's life, including her early abandonment by her parents on the sidewalks of Paris; her upbringing in a brothel; making a living as a... Source: KPFK
Carlos Hagen produced this special tribute to French singer Edith Piaf, originally offered during the October minithon and enthusiastically received. A documentary on the art, style and life of Piaf, abundantly illustrated with some of the best examples of her art, including a number of rare recordings of her songs. In this section, Hagen discusses the evolution of her singing style over the years, her final marriage to hairdresser-turned-singer Theo Sarapo in 1962, and her death from cancer in... Source: KPFK
Elaine Comparone, harpsichord, performs with Daniel Waitzman, recorders and transverse flute, and Henry Schuman, oboe, at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 11, 1971. The trio performs Sonata in G minor for flute and harpsichord, BWV 1020 by C.P.E. Bach, Sonata no. 1 in A minor by C.P.E. Bach, Sonata for recorder and continuo by Georg Philip Telemann. Barbara Oka announces intermission. The ensemble then plays Trio sonata in C minor by Johann Joachim Quantz, Sonata brillante for solo recorder... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: MUSIC, Schuman, Henry (Oboist), Comparone, Elaine, Waitzman, Daniel
Elaine Comparone, harpsichord, performs with Daniel Waitzman, recorders and transverse flute, and Henry Schuman, oboe, at WBAI's Free Music Store on November 11, 1971. Part 2 of this recording features Comparone playing a harpsichord sonata by Domenico Scarlatti and Trio sonata in C major by J.S. Bach, arranged for harpsichord and recorder. The encore is a repeat of the last movement from the Bach sonata. This recording was formerly cataloged as BC0709.03B. Some audio distortion throughout. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: MUSIC, Schuman, Henry (Oboist), Comparone, Elaine, Waitzman, Daniel
Cleaver speaks at a meeting sponsored by the Eldridge Cleaver Defense Committee. Originally scheduled at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, the group's permit was canceled by city officials, and the meeting was finally held at California Hall in San Francisco. Introduction by Jessica Mitford. On November 26, 1968, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall refused to extend Eldridge Cleaver's liberty pending his upcoming trial, and his parole was technically reinstated as of November 27th,...
Elsa Knight Thompson interviews Eldridge Cleaver at the offices of Ramparts magazine in September, 1968. Cleaver had recently been prohibited from teaching a course (class 139X) at the University of California, Berkeley about social change in America. Topics: Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-, Academic freedom., Social change., Eldridge Cleaver interview /...
"Eldridge Cleaver speaks about the drug culture in the United States and about Timothy Leary. Announcement about the Cleaver's relationship with the Black Panther Party and Timothy Leary and his wife. Commentary on Timothy Leary as a ""secular god who the revolutionary movement in the United States revolves around."" Cleaver says Leary is wedded to LSD and ""would rather die than give up the idea of dosing everyone with LSD."" Cleaver doesn't agree,...
Actuality of Eldridge Cleaver's speech at the University of California, Berkeley campus in response to Governor Ronald Reagan's cancellation of proposed UC Berkeley class 139X, for which Cleaver was scheduled to be a lecturer.
Laura Malamut moderates a discussion between James Broughton, James Schofill, Tom Bullins, Michael Stewart, and Edith Kramer about the Bay Area experimental film scene. Among the topics discussed are where the audiences for experimental cinema are, whether or not there is actually an experimental film community in the Bay Area, and the "8mm revolution". Produced by students from San Francisco State University. Source: KPFA
Ruth Witt-Diamant, Mark Linenthal, Stan Rice, Thomas Albright, Mark Green, and Dr. Francis Rigney discuss the poetry scene in the Bay Area. The panelists talk about Allen Ginsberg's relationship to the current poetry scene, the influence of Black Mountain poets, the multiple dimensions of a poem, and the poetry found in Bob Dylan and the Beatles. Produced by students from San Francisco State College. Source: KPFA
Laura Malamut moderates a discussion between Knute Stiles, Joe Costello, Henry Sultan, Mark Green and Robert Johnson about the art scene in the Bay Area. They talk about psychedelia as a condition of Bay Area art, the concept of participation, bohemian artists and the police, and whether or not San Francisco is conducive to artists. Produced by students from San Francisco State College. Source: KPFA
Panel discussion about the state of the theatre scene in the San Francisco Bay Area featuring Edgar Weinstock and Richard Reineccius, co-directors of the Julian Theatre; Ruth Sicular, member of the San Francisco Mime Troupe; and John Fisher, independent playwright, producer and director. The panel discusses why nobody goes to the theatre in San Francisco and the difficulty of sustaining oneself in the independent theatre. Produced by students from San Francisco State College. Cuts off at... Source: KPFA